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Sweet on subversion: The latest praise for Pamela Mordecai’s SUBVERSIVE SONNETS

Subversive Sonnets (TSAR Publications 2012), the new collection by critically lauded poet Pamela Mordecai, continues to catch the attention of lovers of verse and prose alike. Reviewing Mordecai’s recent appearance at the Rowers Pub Reading Series, The Town Crier–the blog of … Continue reading

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Baggio to help ECW Press launch fall 2013 list

Allison Baggio continues to be in demand on the Ontario literary circuit. The Girl in Shades author helps ECW Press launch its fall 2013 list next week with a reading from her 2012 story collection, In the Body. All are … Continue reading

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A triple treat: Three new chances to meet author Julia Lin

West coast book-lovers feeling left out of this month’s International Festival of Authors now have reason to cheer: three new events with Miah author Julia Lin. The fall appearances, part of the Surrey International Writers’ Conference and literASIAN 2013, give … Continue reading

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An evening with Gretchen Roedde

On Friday, October 25, A Doctor’s Quest author Dr. Gretchen Roedde continues her tireless efforts to increase awareness of maternal health issues in the developing world with a talk at St. Peter’s United Church in Sudbury. While admission isn’t charged, … Continue reading

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Up close and personal: Pamela Mordecai joins York U’s Canadian Writers In Person series

On the heels of last month’s appearance at Brock University, Subversive Sonnets poet Pamela Mordecai is poised to return to the academic arena. She’s giving a free reading tonight at York University as part of the school’s Canadian Writers In … Continue reading

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Two books and a launch for YA-author Richard Scarsbrook

September 2013 promises to be especially busy for Richard Scarsbrook: he has two new books being published! Scarsbrook’s first full-length collection of poetry, Six Weeks (Turnstone 2013), will be released at the end of the month, and it’s already receiving … Continue reading

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Pop goes the word: Teri Vlassopoulos nominated for Lit POP Award for fiction!

For many Canadians, the long weekend was the best thing about last week, but for Teri Vlassopoulos, we’re sure an award nomination trumps even a holiday! Vlassopoulos’ “Living Expenses”–a story about a young woman navigating the ups and down of … Continue reading

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A cause for celebration: Julia Lin launches MIAH in Vancouver

Whether you’re celebrating Asian Heritage Month, spring, Queen Victoria’s birthday, or whether you’re happy just to have an extra day off, Miah-author Julia Lin has the holiday weekend event for you! Join Lin–a recent feature interviewee on Planta: On the Line–as she launches the … Continue reading

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A voice from the front line: Gretchen Roedde to address AMREF fundraiser

Dr. Gretchen Roedde, author of the bestselling medical memoir A Doctor’s Quest (Dundurn Press, 2012), is the guest speaker at MAMATOTO, the African Medical & Research Foundation‘s annual fundraising gala supporting maternal health initiatives in Africa. As they hear stories from … Continue reading

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Pamela Mordecai Brock University appearance

Due to unseasonable weather, tonight’s Brock University Distinguished Speaker Series event with Pamela Mordecai has been cancelled. The good news: Mordecai’s fans can still look forward to seeing her at the Toronto Public Library on Monday, April 15, when she’ll read with Toronto’s poet laureate, George Elliott Clarke. … Continue reading

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